a-n members Bob Gelsthorpe and Jacki Cairns have visited degree shows in Swansea, Lincoln, Hertfordshire and Cardiff for the first of our Instagram takeovers of the 2017 degree shows season.
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The new artwork by artist Kevin Hunt draws attention to some of the best activity being facilitated by emerging independent artists and curators right now in the UK.
Over the coming month, a team of a-n members will taking over a-n’s Instagram to post images and commentary from degree shows around the country. We meet the artists and find out which shows they will be posting from.
We asked this year’s Venice Biennale a-n travel bursary recipients and AIR Council members attending the biennale preview to tell us what their highlights were. They came back with 26 different recommendations – and a few repeats.
Across two days of talks, workshops and get-togethers, Assembly Margate explored both the specifics of living and working as an artist in a town with a small population where art can be a contentious subject, and the broader picture of how artists deal with issues such as regeneration, gentrification and working with communities.
For the second of a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers, we’re heading to Liverpool where artist Kevin Hunt has developed two days of activities focusing on the artist-led project spaces that punctuate the city’s institution-heavy gallery ecology.
In the lead up to the general election on 8 June, a-n’s Director Jeanie Scott announces a major five-year strategy to make sure the new government understands – and reflects – the needs and contribution of the UK’s visual artists.
The just-published a-n Degree Shows Guide 2017 captures the buzz of ideas and activity that this time of year is all about. With an in-depth introductory interview with Elizabeth Price, listings of more than 70 shows across the UK, plus contributions from Christine Borland, Nicolas Deshayes, Laura Oldfield Ford and many more practising artists and final-year students, it’s the perfect degree show season companion.
In response to a call out earlier this year that sought proposals exploring how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes, six artist-led groups have been awarded bursaries to develop their research.
a-n’s touring programme of workshops, talks and get-togethers begins in early May with Assembly Margate, devised in collaboration with Margate-based social artist Dan Thompson. Stephen Palmer reports.
43 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to support self-devised professional development projects, while 24 artists receive awards to travel and develop networks and opportunities outside the UK.
In May and June 2017, a-n will be delivering five Assembly events at locations across England, featuring speakers and training on a range of subjects.
As Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin sets off on the second leg of his a-n supported research trip, we look back at his first week of posts on a-n’s Instagram, exploring Hong Kong’s visual art scene.
10 a-n Artist members have been awarded bursaries to attend the preview of Venice Biennale 2017 in May, and a further 13 members will travel to Kassel, Germany, in June to attend the press and professionals preview of Documenta 14.
Clore Visual Artist Fellow Maurice Carlin is taking over the a-n Instagram for the next two weeks as he travels to China and India to explore the markets and infrastructures of two very distinct art ecologies.
As a-n launches its dedicated coaching accreditation programme for the visual arts, Pippa Koszerek speaks to the four artists who tested the waters in 2016.
Congratulations to artist Stuart Mayes who has been charting the progress of his practice on his a-n blog Project Me since January 2007.
a-n’s bursary strand supporting artist-led groups to engage in a period of creative research is seeking applications that explore how artists and artists’ groups adapt to navigate turbulent cultural and political landscapes.
The 2017 a-n bursaries are now open for applications from a-n Artist members, and alongside our regular Professional development, Travel awards and Venice Biennale bursaries, for the first time we’re offering members the chance to attend the preview of Documenta 14 in Kassel.